The Quincy School Board could decide as soon as this week on another name, or possibly two, for the new K-5 elementary buildings.
The Friends of Unit 4 held its largest annual event, the Fall Festival, Saturday at the Adams County Fairgrounds. The free-admission event began at 1 p.m. and continued into the night, wrapping up at 11 p.m. after a performance by Brushville.
John Wood Community College's ability to provide customized training to large, midsize and small businesses in all industry sectors was spotlighted at Wednesday night's Board of Trustees meeting.
Building five new K-5 schools in Quincy also means building five new PTA organizations. Jeann Morrison, working with PTA leadership at the current schools, is spearheading the process and hopes to have much of the plans in place by December.
The Area-Wide Catholic Schools Mass will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the Quincy Notre Dame High School gymnasium.
Enrollment in the Hannibal School District for the 2017-18 school year is down by 86 students, but the decline isn't troubling, Superintendent Susan Johnson told the School Board on Wednesday.
Quincy Public Schools is piloting an after-school program this school year at Lincoln-Douglas Elementary, with plans to expand as the district's new elementary schools open. The program, available to Lincoln-Douglas families, is offered to K-3 students 3 to 6 p.m. weekdays when school is in session.
Quincy University's overall enrollment for the fall term is 1,098, which includes 322 new students among its undergraduate population of 973. Part-time undergrads and graduate program students boost QU's total enrollment to just under 1,100.